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Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer offering a message on Israel’s 66th anniversary. Source: YouTube.

Dermer: ‘World won’t stop Iran from acquiring nuclear bomb’

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Ron Dermer, who until recently was Israel’s ambassador to the United States, is warning that despite their promises, the United States and the international community will not prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. “In...
The Israeli-linked “Mercer Street” oil tanker, struck by what U.S. experts say was an Iranian drone in the Arabian Sea on July 29, 2021. Credit: Johan Victor/MarineTraffic.

Israeli defense minister says Iran launched deadly drone strike on oil tanker

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Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Wednesday that Iran was behind a fatal drone attack last month against an oil tanker. “Our assessment is that the UAV employed in the Mercer Street attack was launched from Iranian territory and...
The tanker "Thalassa Desgagnes," now known as "Asphalt Princess," July 4, 2010. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Report: Attempted Iranian hijacking in Gulf of Oman thwarted by vessel’s crew

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The attempted Iranian hijacking of a tanker vessel in the Gulf of Oman that began on Tuesday was thwarted by the ship’s crew, who disabled its engines, preventing it from being diverted to Iran,...
Ebrahim Raisi during Iranian presidential elections, June 14, 2021. Credit: Armin2210 via Wikimedia Commons.

Incoming Iranian president intends to seek removal of US sanctions

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Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday that he will actively work to remove U.S. sanctions on his country. “We will seek to lift the tyrannical sanctions imposed by America. But we will not tie...
Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, former chairman of the Iranian parliament's national security and foreign policy committee. Source: Tehran Times.

‘The Mossad is behind every attack against Iran,’ says former hardline lawmaker

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The former chairman of the Iranian parliament’s national security and foreign policy committee on Sunday blamed Israel’s Mossad spy agency for attacks against his country and criticized Iran’s security forces for not doing enough...
A building at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran after being damaged in a fire on July 2, 2020. Credit: Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

Report: Iran restricts inspector access to nuclear plant after attack

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Iran is limiting access to inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to its main uranium enrichment plant at Natanz because of what it claims was an attack on the site by Israel,...
Former Iranian intelligence minister Ali Younesi. Credit: Tehran Times.

Former Iranian intelligence minister: ‘Mossad has penetrated the regime’

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Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency has infiltrated Iran’s leadership, and many senior officials in the Islamic Republic are compromised, a former Iranian intelligence minister said on Tuesday. “The leaders of the country don’t show any interest...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on May 25, 2021. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL

Israel worried about US return to Iran nuclear deal as its influence in Washington...

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In a press conference in Jerusalem on Tuesday evening, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken clarified the Biden administration’s stance on Iran and the nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA. While...
An illustration of a cyber attack. Credit: F8 studio/Shutterstock.

Report: Iran likely behind cyber attacks on Israeli supply chain companies

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Israeli companies are being targeted by a new wave of cyber attacks, and industry experts say Iran is the likely culprit, The Marker reported on Sunday. Recent incidents have included attacks on the Veritas logistics company and...
Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (right) with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as he arrives at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, on July 14, 2014, for a day of meetings about Iran's nuclear program. Credit: U.S. State Department.

Kerry denies claim he informed Iran of Israeli strikes in Syria

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U.S. Special Climate Envoy John Kerry on Monday denied allegations that he had discussed covert Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria with Iran’s foreign minister. “I can tell you that this story and these...